Historical Events In 1977
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Feb 06 In the year 1977 alain Prieur jumps his motorcycle 65 meter over 16 buses, near Paris
Feb 07 In the year 1977 herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82
Feb 07 On this day in history soyuz 24 launches with 2 cosmonauts
Feb 08 Earthquake in San Francisco CA, at 5.0, strongest since 1966 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced in the year 1977.
Feb 09 Denys Amiel, French dramatist/playwright (Le mouton noir), dies at 92 on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70
Feb 11 In the year 1977 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia (heaviest known crustacean)
Feb 11 In the year 1977 louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74
Feb 11 Off Nova Scotia fisherman catches 20.2 kg lobster off Nova Scotia; the world's heaviest known crustacean on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1977 eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship
Feb 13 On this day in history jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77
Feb 13 In the year 1977 pam Higgins wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic
Feb 14 The Unity Bank of Canada and Provincial Bank of Canada merge on this day in history.
Feb 15 Royal Bank transfers three head office departments from Montreal to Toronto in the year 1977.
Feb 15 Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election in the year 1977.
Feb 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR in the year 1977.
Feb 17 On this day in history quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76
Feb 18 George Harrison releases "True Love" in the year 1977.
Feb 18 The first space shuttle, Enterprise, makes its maiden flight (carried atop a Boeing 747), over the Mojave Desert on this day in history.
Feb 19 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album released on this day in history.
Feb 19 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.
Feb 19 Shuttle Enterprise makes first test flight atop a 747 jetliner on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York NY
Feb 22 In the year 1977 edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64
Feb 24 In the year 1977 president Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights
Feb 25 Oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons in the year 1977.
Feb 25 Soyuz 24 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Feb 26 Bukka White, rocker, dies at 43 in the year 1977.
Feb 26 In the year 1977 first flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747)
Feb 27 Allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47 in the year 1977.
Feb 27 On this day in history in Toronto, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones rock group is arrested by the RCMP and charged with possession of heroin with intent to traffic and possession of cocaine
Feb 27 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic on this day in history.
Feb 27 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada in the year 1977.